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Holy See: Corruption, real danger for peace and security

Vatican News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 08:27
The fight against corruption is the key theme of the Holy See's intervention at the final meeting of the 28th OSCE Economic and Environmental Forum underway in Prague, Czech Republic from 10-11 September.
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Vatican: real people at the centre of education

Vatican News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 07:20
Analyzing the world's education system under the Covid-19 pandemic, the Congregation for Catholic Education issues a circular letter, emphasizing the principle of the "relationship of exchange" between real people.
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Fire in Moria camp: EU urged to search for solutions

Vatican News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 06:28
Religious leaders and humanitarian organizations call for protection of migrants and refugees after a major fire gutted Europe’s largest refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos, destroying dwellings and causing thousands to flee.
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Pope: may we turn our frontiers into spaces for mutual enrichment

Vatican News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 05:42
Pope Francis meets participants of the European projects “Snapshots from the Borders” in Audience on Thursday and thanks them for their work, aimed at promoting the common good and tearing down barriers.
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Pope Francis appoints new Bishop in Seychelles

Vatican News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 05:21
Pope Francis appoints, Bishop Alain Harel, as Bishop of the Diocese of Port Victoria, Seychelles.
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Madagascar: Remembering Pope Francis’ visit to the country

Vatican News - Thu, 09/10/2020 - 02:54
On 6 September 2019, Pope Francis arrived in Madagascar for a three-day Apostolic visit.
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New Zealand Bishops' Nathaniel bioethics centre releases May report

Vatican News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 13:16
A report by the New Zealand Bishops' bioethics centre discusses topics such as the country's upcoming referendums, suicide in young people and the ethics behind vaccines.
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Philippine diocese plants 60 thousand trees in a single day

Vatican News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 10:31
Priests, nuns and lay faithful, especially young people and children, planted trees in parishes across the Diocese of Tagbilaran, as part of its Season of Creation campaign.
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US bishops call on government to reach agreement on Covid relief

Vatican News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 09:33
The bishops of the United States call on Lawmakers to reach a deal on the next Covid relief packpage.
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Activists demand action from Mexico’s Human Rights Commission

Vatican News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 09:23
Relatives of missing people, plus activists and feminist groups are occupying the offices of Mexico`s Human Rights Commission, demanding action on numerous uninvestigated and consequently unresolved cases.
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Cardinal Hollerich: Europe’s identity in flames in Moria camp fire

Vatican News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 09:14
A raging fire has forced thousands of refugees and asylum seekers housed in the Moria camp on the Greek island of Lesbos to flee for their lives. The President of the EU’s Catholic bishops appeals to European policymakers to remember their Christian roots and take action.
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Raging wildfires roar across Pacific Northwest

Vatican News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 07:06
Several counties on the US West Coast face evacuation orders as roaring wildfires rage across the Pacific Northwest.
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Caritas Switzerland: Swiss arms fuelling Yemeni war and India-Pakistan conflict

Vatican News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 05:49
Caritas Switzerland sounds the alarm as the nation sets a new record for arms exports.
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Gospel Truth: Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time 6 Sept 2020

Vatican News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 04:57
In this week's edition of "Gospel Truth”, the late Jill Bevilacqua and Seán-Patrick Lovett bring us readings and reflections from the Gospel of St. Matthew 18:15-20 of the Twentieth-third Sunday in Ordinary Time.
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Pope, UN urges protection of students, education from attacks

Vatican News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 04:07
International Day to Protect Education from Attack is being observed for the first time on September 9. Pope Francis and the UN have given support to the initiative.
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Pope Francis: Confront Covid with unbounded love

Vatican News - Wed, 09/09/2020 - 03:15
At the General Audience on Wednesday, Pope Francis says it is “time to improve our social love.”
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Belarus opposition leader warns of crackdown against dissidents

Vatican News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 09:54
An opposition leader says an increasing number of critical activists opposing Belarusian President Alexander Lukanhesko are detained, kidnapped, and sometimes expelled from the country. The statement by Svetlana Tikhanovskaya comes amid dramatic scenes at the borders of the former Soviet republic.
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‘To involve in order to promote’ - Together in service of internally displaced persons

Vatican News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 09:09
Ahead of the 106th World Migrant and Refugee Day - slated for 27 September - Father Noel reflects on his experience of losing everything during his childhood as a displaced person.
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UK Bishop: We all have a role to play in caring for our common home

Vatican News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 08:23
The lead Bishop on the Environment for the Bishops Conference of England and Wales, John Arnold speaks about the Season of Creation and the work his own diocese of Salford is doing to care for our common home.
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Central African Republic Bishops rally nation to peace as election looms.

Vatican News - Tue, 09/08/2020 - 07:16
CAR’s Catholic Bishops are concerned about the continued proliferation of guns in the country, armed gangs, mercenaries looting mineral resources and a disarmament project yet to be implemented.
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